EA and Lucasfilm Games announce 3 new Star Wars games

Lucasfilm Games and EA are tapping Respawn Entertainment to co-develop the next three games in the Star Wars franchise.

Since we know that EA has lost its exclusivity agreement on the franchise Star Wars, the studio has become much smaller, gaining in humility. This therefore left room for other studios to try to reinvent the iconic license through original games. This is particularly the case of Quantic Dream which unveiled the first trailer for Star Wars Eclipse, or even Ubisoft which announced an open world game. However, EA does not look defeated, far from it.

Quantity before quality?

Like the calm before the storm, the studio was preparing all this time for its triumphant return and with great fanfare. In a press release, EA announces that it is once again partnering with Lucasfilm Games, as well as Respawn Entertainment, to develop three new Star Wars games in the coming years. On the program are therefore planned a strategy game, an FPS as well as a new opus in the franchise. star wars jedi.

This should be a continuation of Jedi Fallen Order, a great adventure game for fans of Star Wars. We also know the person who is leading this particular project: it is Stig Asmussen, from Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind the games. control and Alan Wake. The direction of the FPS should also return to Respawn, in the person of Peter Hirschmann, although the strategy game is developed by a new studio. Everything will be overseen by EA and Respawn jointly:

Vince Zampella, Group Chief Executive and Founder of Respawn, will oversee this new phase of EA’s relationship with Lucasfilm, building on Respawn’s award-winning history in game development and expertise in game storytelling. fascinating stories about Star Wars. »

EA plays on the mystery of its next games

For the moment, no details have been revealed regarding the content of these games, or even their visual atmosphere, their era and their game system. Moreover, EA has not specified at what stage of development these three titles will found, and therefore whether they would soon land on consoles and/or PC. For what we know, they could very well arrive in the year or in 3 or 4 years depending on the complexity of the games.

While waiting for more information, you may as well rediscover Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles since an upgrade was recently deployed, optimizing the visual aspect and the optimization of the game for match the performance of consoles.

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